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10 theatre stars who were separated at birth

Some of these theatre lookalikes are tenuous, we admit, but some of them are plain scary!

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Ever seen someone in a production and thought you'd seen them in something before, only to realise that it's not them but their long lost twin? Yeah, us too.

Here's some of our favourite theatre doppelgangers.

Jonathan Pryce and Pope Francis


We wonder what his Holiness would think of Pryce's Lear?

Stephen Fry and Faina Ranevskaya


Everyone's favourite twitterer could easily be mistaken for Soviet actress Ranevskaya.

Brendan Coyle and Liev Screiber


Has the Mojo star swapped the Abbey for Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters?

Carey Mulligan and Michelle Williams


Erm, they're just the same person right?

Kenneth Branagh and Ewan McGregor


Who would have known that the Moulin Rouge star and one of the greatest actors this country has produced are actually twins?

Hillary Clinton and Emma Thompson


One of them is one of the most powerful women in the world, the other is married to Bill Clinton.

Daniel Radcliffe and Elijah Wood


Get that ring to Hogwarts, before Voldemort kills all the Hobbits!

Mollie King and Sienna Miller


Seriously guys, have you ever seen these two in the same room?

David Tennant and Richard Hammond


Hands up if you'd like to see Tennant race the Tardis around the Top Gear race track.

Emma Stone and Kara Tointon


One's a Brit, the other is a Yank, but we can't tell the difference.

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